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The Musical Theatre Quiz

A general knowledge quiz about musical theatre 10 Questions.

 
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1

This composer has been called 'the next Gershwin'. Who is this composer?

  • Tim Rice
  • Irving Berlin
  • Jason Robert Brown
  • Oscar Hammerstein

2

Les Miserables is one of the worlds longest running musicals, but how many languages has it been translated into?

  • 23
  • 21
  • 20
  • 22

3

'All that Jazz' is a biopic of which Broadway Legend?

  • Bob Fosse
  • Richard Rogers
  • Irving Berlin
  • George Gershwin

4

Broadways longest running musical has been successfully running for 20 years as of 2009, but what is it?

  • The Phantom of the opera
  • Les miserables
  • Cats
  • Chicago

5

Tim Rice and Elton John adapted a grand opera to an English Musical Theatre format. It was nominated for several Tony Awards in 2000. Name the musical?

  • The Lion King
  • Aida
  • Song and Dance
  • Aspects of love

6

This musical beat out the musical 'Chicago' for top Tony honors in it's original release. At one time, it held the record for the longest running musical. Name this musical?

  • Cats
  • Sweet Charity
  • The phantom of the opera
  • A Chorus Line

7

Which musical was planned to be a movie before its musical adaptation?

  • Wicked
  • Chicago
  • Cats
  • Rent

8

Who wrote the music for 'Fiddler on the roof?

  • Joseph Stein
  • Jerry Bock
  • Tevye
  • Sheldon Harnick

9

Of the following musicals, which did Julie Andrews not appear in on stage or screen?

  • My Fair Lady
  • Mary Poppins
  • Little shop of horrors
  • The sound of music

10

Which character in the stage production of 'Evita' crooned 'Another Suitcase In Another Hall'?

  • Evita
  • Che
  • Peron
  • Peron's mistress

 

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